Sports Car Racing Lead Trackside Engineer

General Motor
November 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to be onsite approximately two (2) days per week.

The Role

GM Motorsports Competition Engineering is seeking a Lead Trackside Engineer to join our Cadillac LMDh program. This role will coordinate the at-race performance support GM provides to the race teams – setting priorities and ensuring proper execution. You will also represent GM in sanctioning body discussions around on-track performance. Travel to the races and tests on a regular basis will be required.

What You'll Do

  • Work with GM, key partner, and race team engineers that support the Cadillac LMDh program to develop and execute the performance support plan for each race

  • Lead and develop the Cadillac LMDh trackside performance engineering team

  • Work with the Lead Development Engineer to transition new and future development of the car into racing

  • Coordinate the post-race review and reporting of performance with key stakeholders and communicate areas of weakness or potential to the Lead Development Engineer

  • Ensure the post-race correlation of simulation models

  • Contribute to the development of the engineering software toolchain

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    Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Professional Race Engineer experience in a BOP series

  • Participation in professional racing for 10+ years

  • Multi body vehicle model development

  • Familiarity with Race Watch, HH Timing, Canopy

  • BS of Engineering

  • Lap Time Simulation experience

  • Strong knowledge of vehicle dynamics and/or Aerodynamics (both preferred)

  • Hardware In the Loop Experience

  • Driving Simulator Experience

  • What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Experience with racing in the IMSA GTP or WEC Hypercar classes
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